Specimens of the Early English Poets, to which is prefixed an Historical Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the English Poetry and Language, in 3 volumes. Together with: Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, chiefly written during the early part of the Fourteenth Century; to which is prefixed an Historical Introduction, intended to Illustrate the Rise and Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England. George ELLIS.

Specimens of the Early English Poets, to which is prefixed an Historical Sketch of the Rise and Progress of the English Poetry and Language, in 3 volumes. Together with: Specimens of Early English Metrical Romances, chiefly written during the early part of the Fourteenth Century; to which is prefixed an Historical Introduction, intended to Illustrate the Rise and Progress of Romantic Composition in France and England.

London: Published for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1811. 6 volumes, 8vo., in a lovely contemporary full speckled calf with gilt raised bands, green and brown title labels and gilt tooling to spines, decorative gilt border to boards, grey end papers. Internally sound and clean. Binding a little rubbed, upper joints tender with a couple starting. A very attractive set in a lovely contemporary georgian calf binding. Item #37674

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